The Broxtowe Women's Project Blog - Raising awareness of domestic abuse in Broxtowe.

The latest news and updates from the Broxtowe Women’s Project.

Join BWP, FSB and Darren Henry MP at virtual roundtable on 27 May

May 11, 2021

On 27 May, our Partnership Officer, Chris Harris, will be joining Darren Henry (MP for Broxtowe), Matt Batterham from Broxtowe Borough Council, and Natalie Gasson-McKinley of Federation of Small Business (FSB) at a (virt...
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It’s not your fault. Self-blame and domestic abuse.

May 5, 2021

He monitors your phone, withholds money, terrorises you, isolates you, calls you a mental slag. You will know this behaviour is abusive and wrong, but on some level, you may feel it’s partly your fault that he behaves...
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May Day miles first of many for charity fundraisers

May 4, 2021

A group of Nottingham women who came together while receiving support for their experience of domestic abuse completed their first miles together on May 1. The women from across Broxtowe, who name themselves the Wellb...
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Broxtowe women walk to support others affected by Domestic Abuse

April 14, 2021

A group of Nottingham women who came together while receiving support for their experience of domestic abuse are encouraging others to join them as they walk to raise awareness this May. The women from across Broxtowe...
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Grant will help Beeston businesses tackle domestic abuse

April 13, 2021

Employers across Beeston and Chilwell can access help to support workers affected by domestic abuse thanks to a grant awarded to BWP from The Rotary Club of Beeston this week. With the grant of £1,000, BWP, which wor...
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Home Secretary visit for BWP

April 8, 2021

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]BWP were honoured to receive a visit on Thursday (8 April 2021) from the Home Secretary, Priti Patel to discuss male violence against women and girls.  The visit made BBC East Midlands...
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Joint letter to the Prime Minister

March 23, 2021

97 specialist organisations supporting survivors of violence against women and girls have written to the prime minister with serious concerns about the government’s current response to male violence. The tragic death ...
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BWP and the National Justice Museum – working in partnership

March 1, 2021

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]BWP has always been a dynamic organisation, taking a holistic approach when supporting women and young people who are suffering from domestic abuse. So, when the opportunity arose to wo...
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Tackle Blue Monday and book a wellbeing class

January 15, 2021

The third Monday of January has been awarded the gloomy title, Blue Monday, due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and the arrival of unpaid credit card bills. We want to help people keep the b...
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A big thank you for this year’s donations!

December 17, 2020

Christmas is usually a popular time for us when it comes to receiving donations, but 2020 has been like no other! After a strange year and a very tough one for so many, we have been inundated with kind offers of donation...
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